Rhododendron, OR

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Rhododendron Profile


Overview

Rhododendron is a very small town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 2,765 people and just one neighborhood, Rhododendron is the 116th largest community in Oregon.

Rhododendron home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Rhododendron real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rhododendron is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rhododendron is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rhododendron who work in management occupations (19.39%), sales jobs (15.05%), and food service (9.69%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.61% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Rhododendron is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Rhododendron’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Rhododendron has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Rhododendron has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rhododendron than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rhododendron may be for you.

In Rhododendron, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.68 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Rhododendron Demographics

The education level of Rhododendron citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.11% of adults in Rhododendron have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rhododendron in 2018 was $48,482, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,928 for a family of four. However, Rhododendron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Rhododendron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rhododendron residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rhododendron include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Rhododendron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Rhododendron VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OR* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Boring Middle School
27801 Se Dee St
Boring, OR 97009
06-08
Cedar Ridge Middle School
17225 Smith Ave
Sandy, OR 97055
06-08
Firwood Elementary School
42900 Se Trubel Rd
Sandy, OR 97055
KG-05
Kelso Elementary School
34651 Se Kelso Rd
Boring, OR 97009
KG-05
Oregon Trail Academy School
36225 Se Proctor Rd
Boring, OR 97009
KG-12
Sandy Grade School
38955 Pleasant St
Sandy, OR 97055
KG-05
Sandy High School
17100 Bluff Rd
Sandy, OR 97055
09-12
Welches Elementary School
24901 E Salmon River Rd
Welches, OR 97067
KG-05
Welches Middle School
24903 E Salmon River Rd
Welches, OR 97067
06-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

OREGON TRAIL SD 46


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Oregon

(10 is best)

Better than of OR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.7% 46.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.3% 39.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 7.1%

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